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Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, Said Business School, Oxford University

Michael Devereux

Michael Devereux was is Honorary President of the International Institute of Public Finance between and Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He has served as Research Director of the European Tax Policy Forum since 2004. He was a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Taxation of the Digital Economy in 2014, the UK Government-Business Forum on Tax and Competitiveness and a Special Adviser to the Economic Affairs Committee of the House of Lords in 2013.


Swati Dhingra

Swati Dhingra is an Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, researching globalisation and industrial policy. She is co-author of the recent “Life after Brexit” report published by the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance, which looked at the UK’s options outside of the EU. She is also associate editor of the Journal of International Economics. Swati was awarded the FIW Young Economist Award and the Chair Jacquemin Award by the European Trade Study Group for her work on firms and globalization.

Rebecca Diamond

University of Cambridge

Laura Diaz Anadon

Professor Laura Diaz Anadon holds the chaired Professorship of Climate Change Policy at the University of Cambridge. She is also the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy & Natural Resource Governance, C-EENRG, a Bye-Fellow at Peterhouse, and a Visiting Scholar at the Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at Harvard University. She has published widely in top journals in climate, energy and innovation policy, is an IPCC Lead Author, and has various policy advisory roles.

University of Bath

Matt Dickson

Matt Dickson is a Reader in Public Policy at the Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath, where he leads the programme of research on widening participation in higher education. Additional areas of expertise include returns to higher education; the causal effects of education on an individual’s socio-economic outcomes, their health and their children’s outcomes; and the impact of selective schooling systems on education and labour market outcomes.

Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford Univesity

Andrew Dilnot

Andrew Dilnot is Warden of Nuffield College Oxford and Chair of the Geospatial Commission. He was Chairman of the UK Statistics Authority from 2012 to 2017, and was the Chairman of the Commission on the Funding of Care and Support, which reported in 2011. He was Principal of St Hugh’s College, Oxford, from 2002 to 2012 and a Pro Vice Chancellor of Oxford University from 2005 to 2012. He was Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies from 1991 to 2002. He was the founding presenter of BBC Radio 4’s series on the beauty of numbers, ‘More or Less’ and presenter of two series of ‘A History of Britain in Numbers’, also for BBC Radio 4.